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The Team

An Independent Insurance Broker Works for You

As an independent insurance broker we act in your best interest.  We use our professional knowledge and experience to help you properly assess your insurance needs. We maintain a high level of education in our office.

Many on our Team at Rempel Insurance have a Canadian accredited insurance designation (CAIB) or are currently working towards their designation. Just one more way we strive to serve you better.

Management Team

Shawn Graydon, CAIB, AIPC
President/CEO

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2018 Became owner and CEO of Rempel Insurance Brokers
  • 2017 Appointed to the position of COO at Rempel Insurance Brokers
  • 2016 Nominated and Won Broker of the Year in Canada
  • 2013 Elected to the Manitoba Trucking Association, Associated Trades Executive
  • 2012 Rempel Insurance Business Development Manager
  • 2011 Nominated and Won Employee of the Year by the Pembina Valley Development Corporation
  • 2010 Achieved AIPC Designation (Associate in Insurance Production, Canada); completed the Elite Force Best Practices Producer Academy
  • 2008 Appointed to Management Team; Commercial Insurance Manager
  • 2004 Achieved CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers Association Canada
  • 2000 Joined Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd.; trained to specialize in Long-Haul Trucking and Commercial Industry insurance
  • 1999 Began his insurance broker career in Winnipeg and became a Licensed Insurance Broker specializing in Autopac

e: Shawng@rempelinsurance.com

Shawn enjoys spending time with his family and friends. His favorite hobby is golfing, which leads to the adventure of exploring new courses.  Shawn values the communities and industry he works in; his volunteerism includes several community board level positions and industry committee appointments.

Cheryl Gemmell, B. Admin Dip., CAIB, CSIP
Personal Lines Manager

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2012 Appointed as Rempel Insurance Office Manager
  • 2015 Achieved Certificate in Customer Service for the Insurance Professional (CSIP)
  • 2011 Appointed Rempel Insurance Office Supervisor and member of Management Team
  • 2004 Achieved CAIB Honors designation from the Insurance Brokers Association Canada
  • 2004 Awarded the George E. Wilson Award of Excellence; highest CAIB mark in Manitoba
  • 1998 Began her insurance broker career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd.; became a Licensed Insurance Broker specializing in Autopac and Personal Lines
  • 11 years experience in the financial sector and integral to her family’s retail business
  • 1983 Graduated with Business Administration Diploma, Honors, major in Finance, from Red River College

e: Cherylg@rempelinsurance.com

Cheryl enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, golfing, water sports, and attending sporting events. Her favorite place is on a beach by the ocean. Cheryl’s community involvement includes Stampede Kick-off and Cancer Care MB Fundraisers.

Naomi Cornelius, BBA, CAIB
Commercial Lines Service Manager

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2021 Began her insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd. as Commercial Lines Service Manager.
  • 2016 Began her Career as a Manager within the insurance industry.
  • 2016 Achieved CAIB designation through Insurance Brokers of Canada.
  • 2014 Began her insurance career in Winnipeg specializing in Commercial Insurance.

e: Naomic@rempelinsurance.com

Naomi enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, family vacations and coaching soccer. Her favourite weekend activity is having family brunch with her parents.

Trucking Team Members

Brendan Heppner, CAIB, CSIP
Commercial Account Executive /Information Technology (IT) Technician

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2020 Achieved Certificate in Customer Service for the Insurance Professional (CSIP)
  • 2014 Achieved his CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
  • 2010 Appointed as IT Technician
  • 2007 Began his insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd. and became a Licensed General Insurance Broker; trained to specialize in Long-Haul Trucking and Commercial Industry insurance
  • 2007 5 years in the grocery retail sector

e: Brendanh@rempelinsurance.com

Brendan enjoys playing hockey, designing websites/logos and techy things. In summer he enjoys golf and off-roading on his ATV. He is very family-oriented; spending lots of time with his nieces and nephews.

Ryan Gawronsky
Commercial Service Associate – Transportation

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2019 Began CAIB 1
  • 2018 Began his insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd. team and became a licensed General Insurance Broker; trained to specialize in Autopac, Long-Haul Trucking insurance, and Crop Hail insurance
  • 2018 Successful completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2018 Graduated with Business Administration Diploma, majoring in Administration, from Red River College
  • 2017 Gained insurance and office experience as Rempel Insurance summer student

e: Ryang@rempelinsurance.com

Ryan is an avid hunter and trapper who enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends. Each year he walks with his mother in the local cancer walk fundraiser.

Tyler Thiessen
Commercial Service Associate – Transportation

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2020 Began insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd.: training to specialize in long-haul trucking insurance
  • 2020 Successful completion of CAIB3.
  • 2020 Successful completion of CAIB2.
  • 2020 Successful completion of Fundamental of Insurance
  • 2019: Began his insurance career; became a licenced General Insurance Broker working in Autopac and personal lines
  • 2017: Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba

e: Tylert@rempelinsurance.com

Ty enjoys playing sports and staying active with friends & family, while tackling numerous home renovation projects.

Commercial Team Members

David Schmidt, BA, CAIB, CRM
Commercial Account Executive

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2016 Became a CAFA Member (Canadian Association of Farm Advisors)
  • 2014 Began his career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd. with 5 years of previous Commercial and Life Insurance experience
  • 2013 Achieved CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers of Canada
  • 2012 Achieved Canadian Risk Management Designation from the University of Winnipeg
  • 2009 Began his insurance career in Winnipeg; became a Licensed General and Life Insurance Broker, specializing in Property & Casualty Insurance as well as Life Insurance, Living Benefits & Group Insurance
  • 2006 3 years employed as a youth ministry coordinator in Winnipeg
  • 2004 2 years in the agriculture industry with a local seed dealer
  • 2004 Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Education Studies from Providence College

e: Davids@rempelinsurance.com

David enjoys his after-hours attempts to be an expert home-renovator, professional athlete and top-notch Dad.

R. Colin Harbinson, CAIB
Commercial Account Associate

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2008 appointed Agent Manager for Dale’s Hail Ltd.
  • 2001 Achieved CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
  • 1998 Began his insurance broker career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd.; became a Licensed Insurance Broker specializing in Farm and Commercial Industry Insurance and Crop Hail insurance
  • 1998 10 years in the agriculture sector
  • 1990 8 years in the grocery retail industry

e: Colinh@rempelinsurance.com

Colin enjoys many outdoor activities with his family, including motorcycling, and playing drums. He is a 29-year member and former Fire Chief with Morris fire Department.

Nicole Lodewyks
Commercial Service Associate

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2021 Completed MPI Training and Certification
  • 2020 Successful Completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2020 Began her insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd. and became a licensed General Insurance Broker; trained to specialize in commercial insurance

9 years combined managerial and sales experience in the food and beverage industry

e: Nicolel@rempelinsurance.com

Nicole enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travelling, attending sporting events and being outside. She loves being a mom and spending her spare time making memories with her husband and son.

Simon Klassen
Commercial Sales Associate

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2020 Successful Completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2020 Began his insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd. team and became a licensed General Insurance Broker; trained to specialize in commercial insurance
  • 2020 Graduated with a Philosophy of Commerce from The University of Western Ontario

e: Simonk@rempelinsurance.com

Simon enjoys spending time at the lake with his friends and family.

Dylan Mazinke
Commercial Sales Associate

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2021 Began insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd
  • 2021 Successful completion of CAIB3.
  • 2021 Successful completion of CAIB2.
  • 2021 Successful completion of Fundamental of Insurance
  • 2017 Gained 5 years of customer service in the precision agriculture industry
  • 2016 Graduated with Agriculture Diploma from the University of Manitoba
  • Life time farmer who continues to be a part of the family farm

e: Dylanm@rempelinsurance.com

Dylan enjoy fishing, hunting, sledding and golfing in the outdoors and being involved in my family farm.

Lloyd Butler, CAIB
Commercial Sales Associate

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2022 Licensed insurance advisor under Rempel Insurance MB, SK and AB.
  • 2021 Joined the Rempel team to work with Independent Ag Retail and Farms.
  • 2021 Completed my level 2 insurance advisor.
  • 2019 Started my insurance career with Global Ag Risk Solutions (PCI).
  • 2005 Land agent for Saskatchewan Crown Companies and several oil and gas companies.
  • 2000 Owned and operated an AGCO farm machinery dealership in SE Sask.
  • 1991 Parts manager at farm machinery dealerships.

e: Lloydb@rempelinsurance.com

Lloyd enjoy family time vacations, on the lake fishing, cooking with my wife Natalia, our kids activities and sitting at your kitchen table or desk discussing risk management.

Andrew Anderson, Ag. Dip., CAIB
Commercial Account Associate

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2017 Joined the Life Insurance Council of of Manitoba
  • 2010 Awarded Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan Top 100 Brokers
  • 2003 Completed Bauman Commercial Sales Certification
  • 1995 Achieved CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers of Canada
  • 1991 Began his insurance broker career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd.; became a Licensed General and Life Insurance Broker, specializing in Property & Casualty Insurance as well as Life Insurance, Living Benefits & Group Insurance
  • 1987 Graduated with Agriculture Diploma from the University of Manitoba
  • 1985 Operated his own grain and hog farm for 10 years

e: Andya@rempelinsurance.com

Andy enjoys traveling, motorcycling, boating, snowmobiling, Jets games, friends and most of all, our family 2 children, their spouses and 6 grandchildren.

Personal Lines & Autopac Team Members

Kellie Collette-Funk, CAIB, CSIP
Personal Lines Account Associate (KAP)

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2020 Achieved Certificate in Customer Service for the Insurance Professional (CSIP)
  • 2013 Appointed Key Autopac Person (KAP)
  • 2012 Achieved her CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
  • 2004 Began her insurance broker career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd.; became a Licensed Insurance Broker specializing in Autopac and Personal Lines

e: Kelliec@rempelinsurance.com

Kellie enjoys baking, reading, knitting, camping and spending time with family. She volunteers for our community’s minor hockey, junior hockey and Busy Nest Day Care.

Samantha MacGregor
Autopac and Travel Health Service Associate

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2021 Completed MPI Training and Certification
  • 2021 Successful Completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2021 Began her insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd. and became a licensed General Insurance Broker; trained to specialize in Autopac
  • 2009 Graduated with Culinary Management Diploma and Advanced Apprenticeship Diploma from St. Lawrence College
  • 2007 14 years combined managerial and customer service experience in the food and beverage industry.

e: Samantham@rempelinsurance.com

Samantha enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening and reading. If she isn’t spending time with her 2 kids and husband, you’ll find her in the kitchen baking cakes and cookies!

Alicia Hoffman
Autopac and Travel Health Service Associate

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2020 Began insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers and became a Licensed General Insurance Broker
  • 2020 Successful completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2000 Graduated from aesthetics school in Ontario
  • 1997 has gained over 20 years of customer service experience

e: Aliciah@rempelinsurance.com

Alicia enjoys hobby farming & camping with her husband and 2 kids.  Her community involvement includes volunteering with the Valley Agriculture Society to assist with preparations for the MB Stampede, as well as, sitting on the board at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Morris.

Alicia Wiebe
Administrative Associate
  • 2020 Began career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd. team as an administrative associate
  • 2020 Graduated from Morris School in Morris, MB
  • 2019 Graduated from Nail Tech at NPC in Winkler, MB

e: Aliciaw@rempelinsurance.com

Alicia enjoys camping, fishing, traveling, winter activities, walking her dog and spending time with her family and friends.

Ashlee Rempel (on maternity leave)
Autopac and Travel Health Service Associate

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2020 Began insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd. team and became a licensed General Insurance Broker; specialize in Autopac
  • 2020 Successful completion of Fundamental of Insurance
  • 2009 Worked in the Customer Service Industry in Hospitality for 11 years

e: Ashleer@rempelinsurance.com

Ashlee enjoys spending time with her family, crafting with her daughter, taking their family dog for walks, gardening and staying indoors in winter!
She looks forward to building relationships within the community!

Bréanne Déquier, CAIB
Personal Lines Service Associate

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2020 Achieved her CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
  • 2016 Began her insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers Ltd. team and became a Licensed General Insurance Broker, specializing in Autopac and Personal Lines
  • 2016 Successful completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2015 19 months experience as an Executive Assistant

e: Breanned@rempelinsurance.com

Breanne enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking and crafting. She is more than happy to don a crown and embrace the role of princess at community fundraisers and events.